Vigil@nce - tar: infinite loop via Sparse
February 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 31/12/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via Sparse of tar, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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